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8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

Location info of Towson University

  • Towson, a suburb of Baltimore, is in the heart of the mid-Atlantic region, less than an hour away from Washington, DC. Campus is within walking distance of Towson Town Center.
  • Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located about 45 minutes south of Towson. Train service is available out of Baltimore’s Penn Station, 20 minutes south of campus.
  • The university is also conveniently located near the cultural, recreational and entertainment attractions of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Downtown Baltimore, affectionately known as Charm City, is eight miles south of campus and home of the National Aquarium, Orioles baseball at Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Ravens football, Fort McHenry and Fells Point. You’ll also find waterfront restaurants and shopping, clubs and nightlife, art galleries, professional theater and tourist attractions.

Top Reasons to Study in Towson University

A first-choice institution

Towson University is a first-choice institution ranked among the best in the region. It is the largest public university in the Baltimore area. TU has more than 22,000 students enrolled in either undergraduate or graduate studies.

Engaged and accomplished professors

Towson University professors aren’t just experts in the fields they teach — they’ve achieved in those fields and provide opportunities for students to engage in undergraduate research. And TU students applaud their professors for providing a personal level of mentorship that last years beyond graduation.

Opportunities for all

Towson University students and alums praise the people and culture on campus for creating opportunities for students to learn and thrive. TU also can celebrate a zero achievement gap for minority students — who enjoy the same academic success and graduation rates as the entire campus population.


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About Towson University

A nationally recognized leader in inclusive excellence, Towson University is a welcoming community for living and learning, and an important anchor institution for the greater Baltimore region. TU advances research and creates opportunities for the public good.

With more than 150 years of leadership advancing higher education, Towson University has established a rich history of academic success and continues to strategically look to the future with purpose and passion.

Career at Towson University

The Career Center helps you find mentors, apply for jobs and improve interview skills — Get started now.

It’s never too early for students to start thinking about the future. Our staff can help you identify your interests and find your passion. Take advantage of one-on-one appointments, self-assessment tests and online resources to discover your career path. Then begin broadening your job-seeking skills and find a mentor. We are committed to your success and will help you master the art of the interview, create an impressive resume and develop a professional network to give you a competitive edge.

Campus life

Towson University’s beautifully landscaped 329-acre campus features signature buildings and spaces that have become recognizable landmarks for students, alumni, faculty, staff and the greater community and it’s within walking distance of Towson Town Center.

Ranking & Accreditation of Towson University

  • #1 Public Master’s University in Maryland, “U.S. News & World Report”
  • #1 Value in Maryland, “Washington Monthly” Best Bang for the Buck 2022
  • Top 100 Public Institution in the U.S., “Forbes” 2022 Top Colleges
  • Top 9%Universities worldwide by Center for World University Rankings


Student Accommodation at Towson University

  • Living Expenses: $24,700 (for 9 months)

Programs at Towson University


  1. Accounting
  2. Business Administration
  3. Business Systems & Processes
  4. Economics
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  1. Accounting & Business Advisory Services
  2. Marketing Intelligence
  3. Supply Chain Management
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  1. Early Childhood & Special Education
  2. Early Childhood Education
  3. Elementary Education
  4. Elementary Education & Special Education
  5. Middle School Education
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  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Reading Education
  4. Secondary Education
  5. Special Education (Teacher as a Leader in Autism Spectrum Disorder)
  6. Early Childhood Education
  7. Elementary Education
  8. Elementary Special Education
  9. Infant / Primary Special Education
  10. Secondary Education
  11. Secondary Special Education

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  1. Acting
  2. Art and Design
  3. Art Education
  4. Art History
  5. Communication Studies
  6. Dance Performance / Choreography
  7. Electronic Media & Film
  8. Mass Communication
  9. Music
  10. Music Education
  11. Theatre Arts
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  1. Art Education
  2. Interdisciplinary Art Infusion
  3. Music Composition
  4. Music Performance
  5. Music Education
  6. Theatre Arts
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  1. Allied Health
  2. Athletic Training
  3. Exercise Science
  4. Gerontology
  5. Health Care Management
  6. Health Education & Promotion
  7. Nursing
  8. Occupation & Well-Being
  9. Physical Education
  10. Sport Management
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  1. Health Science
  2. Community Health
  3. Health Science Administration
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  1. Cultural Studies
  2. Deaf Studies
  3. English
  4. Family & Human Services
  5. Family Science
  6. French
  7. French Education
  8. Spanish
  9. Spanish Education
  10. Geography & Environmental Planning
  11. Geography & Land Surveying
  12. Health Science
  13. History
  14. Interdisciplinary Studies
  15. American Studies
  16. Animal Behavior
  17. Asian Studies
  18. Latin American & Latino / a study
  19. Law & American Civilization
  20. Metropolitan Studies
  21. Philosophy
  22. Political Science
  23. Psychology
  24. Religious Studies
  25. Social Sciences
  26. Sociology & Anthropology
  27. Women’s & Gender Studies
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  1. Geography & Environ Planning
  2. Global Humanities
  3. Jewish Studies
  4. Leader Jewish Education & Communal Service
  5. Art History
  6. Creative Writing
  7. Journalistic Writing
  8. Scientific Writing
  9. Teaching Writing
  10. Tech Writing & Info Design
  11. Writing for Public/Private Sector
  12. Writing for the Mass Media
  13. Women in International Context
  14. Women, Health, & Sexuality
  15. Women, Leadership, & Public Policy
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  1. Actuarial Sci & Pred Analytics
  2. Applied & Industrial Math
  3. App Statistics & Math Finance
  4. Differential Equation & Optimization
  5. Database Management Systems
  6. Health Information Technology
  7. Info Security & Assurance
  8. Information Systems Management
  9. Internet App Development
  10. Networking Technologies
  11. Software Engineering
  12. Applied Physics
  13. Computer Science
  14. Cybersecurity
  15. Data Security
  16. Software Engineering
  17. Forensic Science
  18. Mathematics Education
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  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Computer & Mathematical Science
  4. Computer Science
  5. Earth-Space Science
  6. Environ Science & Studies
  7. Forensic Chemistry
  8. Geology
  9. Information Systems
  10. Information Technology
  11. Mathematics
  12. Molecular Bio Biochem & Bioinfo
  13. Physics
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